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 te Pifttv^ p^ptdft.
?•!. I, No. 2.
$2.00 per Year.
Eden Bank
Creamery Butter
Weekly shipments by express of this famous
Eden Bank Creamery Butter, the finest and
most delicious butter made. If you are very
particular about your butter try a pound
of this.  It will make you a regular customer,
A shipment of Chase & Sanborn's Famous
Arabian Mocha & Java Coffee, Seal Brand in
2 lb sealed tins, guaranteed to be the finest
coffee in the market, 50 cents per pound,
other brands at 45  cents and 35 cents.
Iir Owe Bio Coffee 25c.nts, the best two bit coffee
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| Hotel Spokane,
Anthony J. McMillan Reports On
The Property.
Company will Likely Build t Smelter
to Treat the Ores of the
Snowshoe Mine,
A new building, well furnished. Everything new
and first-class. Only the choicest Wines, Liquors
and Cigars kept in stock. Headquarters for Mining
and Commercial Men.        [No Chinese Employed.]
A few articles you may need this month
Fly Dope for Horses & Cattle
Paris Bras, Quassia Chips, Whale Oil Soap, aod Insect Powder
Tanglefoot and Fly Poison Pads
ted  Xaxacxi
A Niee Line of Toilet Soaps Just in.
A. F. Thomas,   Druggist,     Midway.
Prices to Suit the Times.
Special Cut Priees in Summer Goods
Dry Goods, Clothing, Boots & Shoes,
Shelf Hardware, Lamps and
Glassware, etc., etc.
Quick Sales and
Small Profits.
A fresh stock or staple and fancy groceries arriving daily.
Al the recent meeting ot the British
Coliiniliia (Rossland k Slocan) syndicate, held in London, Anthony J. iMc-
Millan, the managing director, gave
some interesting particulars concerning the Snowshoe mine at Phoe*
nix, which has heen floated as a subsidiary company to the Hrst named
company.   He said :
"During the past year we did 21)45
feet of underground work—drifting,
crosscutting, raising and sinking—in
connection with the opening up of
large ore liodles already shown up. In
addii ion, large areas of ground were
stripped of the overlying soil, thus exposing the ore underneath and gelling it ready for mining. The
principal stripping is Xll feet long hy
81) feet wide, and it is proposed this
summer again to continue lhe strip
ping, thus showing up the ore still
"Tliere is a long main tunnel on the
property, with numerous crosscuts aud
connections, and ihe management now
is husy sinking a new shnfl, tluough
which it expects U> take out the larger
part of the ore in Ibat section of the
mine. This shaft will at Hrst lie 300
feet deep, and when completed will lie
capable of handling 30i) or 4IM tons of
ore per day. In order to furnish the
power necessary to carry on the work
at the mine, additional machinery has
heen ordered from eastern Canada."
(This has since come to hand and a 30-
ilrill compressor plant, including two
80 horse power lioilers, has lieen installed.) "The Canadian Pacitlc railway runs across the properly. A private siding has lieen constructed aud on
this an ore hin wilh a capacity of 325
tons has heen Iniilt.
"Speaking of the railway reminds
me that another company—the Ureal
Northern—has surveyed a branch line
to run across the property, hut opposition in certain quarters has hindered
the commencement of this railway.
The most important question is how to
extract and treat the ore in the most
economical manner. In tlie course of
the development some 2,000 Ions of ore
have been sent to the smelter, and
negotiations are in progress wilh several smeller companies which have
made proposals to buy Snowshoe ore.
Most companies owning hig mines,
such a* the Snowshoe, have their own
smelters, and, lo my mind, this is the
proper course to pursue, as smelting
companies, when they purchase ore
from mining companies, make so many
charges and deduct ions that it runs
away with much of the prolit, making
it extremely difficult tn market a large
tonnage of low grade ore which could
be marketed profitably if treated at
one's own smelter.
"Having such an enormous tonnage
of ore to deal with, the directors uf
the Snowshoe are giving the closest
attention lo the whole question of ore
treatment, and iu addition to the
question of smelting, are looking into
the merits of other processes by whirh
it is claimed ore can lie reduced even
more cheaply than by smelting. In
the meantime, and until the question
is settled, it is proposed, provided
satisfactory arrangements can lie completed, to commence marketing ore at
one of the existing smelters." (Tlie
mine is now maiiilaining a large aud
regular output.) ''Hoiindary mines,
such as the Snowshoe, take a long lime
to fully develop, hut when equipped
and developed they will he among the
largest in North America. The next
property to Ihe Snowshoe is owned by
a Canadian company, and though il
has been working two years longer
than we have, and on a larger scale, it
has not yet completed its equipment,
It owns a large smeller, to which it is
already shipping about 1,500 tons of
ore per day. Experts from all over
the world who have visited it declare
il to be one of the greal mines in
America. Tlie characlcr of its ore
bodies and the geological formation
arc priitioiilly identical with that of
the Snow-shoe,
"In a recent number of the New
York Mining and Engineering Journal the following statement appeal's i
'There is no question but tbat today
mining and smelling are carried on in
Ihe Boundary at less cost lhan anywhere on thu North American omiti-
neiil.' The writer might have added
that the cost of milling is also extraordinarily low, or will be when the
mines are fully equipped, Copper, in
wliieh we are interested, as it. is one of
our Important products, is again improving in pi-ice, and the best Inform*
ed authorities predict still higher
prices. Under these circumstances
there is, I am saiislied a greal future
before the Htowshoe,"
Officers Installed.
There have lieen several installations of oflioeis of district lodges recently, Among these were the following:
Knights of Pythias.—Greenwood
Lodge, No. 89, Installed liy D. D. G. V.
1). A. MacKenzie: O. 0„ A. 1). Hallett; V. C, K. C. B. Frith ; K. K. 8.,
VV, J. McGregor; M. V„ V. Dunne.
M. E„ Geo. Barber; P., K. McKenzie ;
M. \V., .las. Cameron; M. A., Geo.
Inkster; I. G„ W. E. Lenvalle; O. <i.,
N. McLeod.
I. O. O. F.--Boundary Valley Lodge,
No. 38, Greenwood, Installed by Di»t.
Deputy Grand Master li. 11. Munroe,
assisted by Past Grands Martin Anderson, Thos. Hardy, VV. M. Law antl
J. A. MoKinnon i—N. (i„ \V. Ellson ;
V. C, D. Beath; .fun. P, G. V. B
Holmes. Ken. Sec, A. I). Hallett;
Fin. Sec, It. Sinailes; Trens., I). A.
Bannerman; Warden, H. Oouttsi
Conductor, G, G. Dalmadge; Chap-
liiin, Hev. Dr, McRae j I. G.. W. M.
Law; O. G., D.' A. MacKenzie; R. S.
N. G„ VV. M. Frith; L. S. N. G., J. L.
White: K. S. V. G„ II. B. Munroe;
L. S.-V. O., VV. G. Harvey ; li. S. S.,
1), M-OlnifhKii: L S. Jj., S. McClelland.
I. O. 0, V,— Snowshoe Lodge. No.
4U, Phoenix. Installed by Disi. Deputy Grand Master H. B. Munroe, assisted hy Past Grands F. B. Holmes and
VV, M. Law, also of Greenwood: N.
G., Chas. A. McClung; tf. G., Marclij
Martin; Secretary Tims. Hardy; Treasurer, Duncan Murray; Warden, Waller Morrison ; Couduclor, Geo. Mead ;
0. G., J. Rutherford; I. G, Ed. Howe;
R. S N. G., VV. Cook; L. S. i\. G„ VV.
Lordlier; R. S. V. G„ F. McDoogall;
L. S. V. G.,Chas. McCuaig; R. S. S„
A. Stevens; L. 8, S„ VV. Reid ; Chaplain, Br. Gordon.
Tliere was an interchange of visiting
brethren from Greenwood to Phoenix
and vice versa at the respective I. 0.
0. F, installations, and on each occasion a very pleasant hour or so was
spent around lhe festive hoard after
the conclusion of Ilie business of the
A. F. and A. M.—Although there
have nnt been any special occasions
forthe members of the Greenwood
and Phoenix lodges of Freemasons to
observe since the official visit last
month of the acting D. D. 0. M. and
the more recent attendance in a body
at Divine Service of the members of
the former lodge, the interest in these
lodges is being well maintained, notwithstanding that tbey have lately
had their membership reduced by removals from the dislrict. In both
lodges there are very zealous members
of the craft who iililko it a point to do
their utmost to promote the interests
of their respective lodges.
Hot Air Line has more Trouble.
A press despatch of July llth.. from
Spokane states that Wylie 0, Morris,
assistant manager and general counsel
of the Kettle Valley lines, bus begun
suit in the superior court of Ferry
county to recover 1,(10(1 2-3 shares of
the company's capital slock which he
claims are due lo him for Ids services
in securing the charter and pel reeling
the organization of tho company, A
restraining order has been issued by
the court commissioner nl Republic
tying up 4,998 shares of tlie capital
stock of the compuny,
Work at the Bodle.
Loyd 8, Kurtz, Superintendent nf
the Bodie mine, reports having five
men at work in the No, 2. tunnel,
which is now iu ahoul "(I feet and follows the vein oil the footwall. He
says the vein is seven feet wide and
that he hns hud gootl assays, but the
[mention is to drive the tunnel 1,V) to
200 feet, with tlte expectation of getting under Ibe payshool ul a deplh of
1JJ feci below the surface.
Date of Coronation Fixed.
London, July 11— It is now considered praliciilly certain, in view of lhe
announcement mude to night, that
king Edward will be crowned on Sat*
unlay, August Oth, since the holding
of the coronation ceremony on Monday August 11 would involve another
full hank holiday, with the attendant
dislocation of general business, while
Saturdays are almost universally observed us bank holidays. The fixing
of such an early dute for the coronation is regarded as an additional guarantee of the confidence nf tbe king's
physicians of a continuance of his
mujesly's rapid recuperation.
The text of lhe official announcement concerning tlie coronation of
king Edward, was issued from thu
earl marshal's office, aud is as follows:
The king's medical advisers state that
Iiis majesty's progress has lieen more
speedy and less complicated than was
nt first anticipated. His majesty's
excejleut constitution has played a
conspicuous part, in bringing this
aliout, if the present rate of progress
is maintained, and if no more complications arise, the king's medical advisers are of the opinion that his maj
esty would be utile to undergo the fatigue of the coronation ceremony ou a
day between I lie 8ih and 12ih of August. Tlie exact date will be shortly
A Pleasant Trip.
Among the many pretty trips available to the tourist making Nelson his
headquarters, lhat from :be city to
Midway deserves special mention.
The C. P. li. with commendable enterprise huve placed two handsome cafe
curs on tliis run. The cars are divided into three sections, the centre for
passengers, and containing comfortable arm chairs. At one end Is a
dining room ami kitchen, and tbe lavatory at i he other.
Leaving Nelson in the morning at
eight the Hrst part of the run is along
i lie turbulent lower Kootenay, where
for over 20 miles a succession of rapids
and waterfalls ure in view from the
cur wintlows. Here and there stretches of fei lite boltoin lands are passed,
each witli its log house and barns, and '
fields oi vegetables and grain with the
background of forest clad inoiintalnr,
At liobson the train crosses the Columbia river, and turning north Ihe
truck for the next twenty utiles climbs
a steady grade along the side of the
river. First earth cuts and trestles
are passed, and then, asgrerler height
is attained, the train rushes along
shelves cut in the sheer rock where a
plummet could he dropped from the car
window for 500 feet straight to the
lake. On across ravines of great
depth and grandeur the I rain speeds
until the summit is approached, when
trestle, tunnel, und rock cot alternate.
Of the tunnels the longest is tbe
Bull Dog, which takes two minutes
lo pass through, just liefore the turn*
uiit is reached.
On the other side of the mountains,
the scenery is not so rugged, and new
effects nre encountered. For miles
the view extends on one side of the
track down over the valley of Ibe Kettle river, across a sea of green forest
trees in some places a thousand feet
below, and through which lhc river
cuts a white ribbon in the sunlight.
When the level of the valley is
reached, Christina lake is touched,
where Die HshiiiK is said tn Iw nf the
best to be found. A small steamer
plies on lhe lake, and conveys passengers to uny part they may wl"h to
visit. From Christina lake to Orand
Forks a succession of rolling park like
si retches are passed, where at this
time of year countless wild flowers
Illlike whole hillsides appear as if they
hud been painted ill bright reds and
pinks. Nearing Midway the scenery
becomes more park like, and the
connlry is dotted with ranches. Along
lbe whole mule the changes in the
character of the scenery evoke constant, interest, and prevent any feeling of weariness. Midway is reached
ul a little after two iu the afternoon,
anil if the traveller withes to return
the same duy a change of cut's is made
ul tlte terminus uml Nelson is reached
the same evening at 9:35,—Nelson
Daily News.
Martin Anderson, general foreman
al lbe II. (', Copper Company's smelter, lefl last Wednesday for New York
en route to his unlive laud, Sweden,
where lie will spend a short holiday
among relatives and friends. Quite a
number ol' lhe smelter boys assembled
at. the iiiilwuy siatioi: to give him a
hearty send-off.
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MIDWAY, H. C, JULY 14, 100'J.
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Ide PMipnUk.
C. M. CHOUSE  Proprietor
Published weekly at Midway, li. 0.
Bubsorlptlon prlco, 12.0(1 por annum, payable
In advance, either yearly or half yearly itl tlie
option ot the subscriber.
Advertising rates sent on application.
MONDAY. JULY 14. 1002.
The city of Detroit supports 1,1!».
drinking, saloon* and 19 breweries.
The saloons pay a license of $568,000
for the year, part of which goes to
Detroit and part to the Slate treasury.
Besides the saloons there are alio.it
85 wholesale liquor firms In the city,
nnd at every drug store a convenient
hoi tie for special customers can always he found behind the subscription
During tbe ten months ending with
April 30 there were imported into Canada 41,889,672 pounds of refined sugar,
valUed at a little over 91,000,000.
This is over 9200,000 more than the
imports for Ihe like period last year.
These heavy iniportations of refined
sugar are, says the Canadian Grocer,
a disturbing factor in trade, and, judg-
"ir i ig from'present indications, they are
likely lo be so until the bounties are
discontinued in Europe, wbich will be
in September, 1003,
The Victoria Times recently contained a significant article on the subject of the Coast-Kootenay railway
net. As all articles appearing in the
Times on matters affecting Dominion
policy and politics are evidently inspired by Senator Templeman, this
may lie taken as practically an official
statement from a representative of the
Ottawa ministry. "It. is not at all iin*
proiiable," says the Times, "that a contract will he entered into with some
■taw company for the construction of
IheCoast-Kootenav road under the
terms of the bill which recently became
an act. In this connection there is
nne thing in remember. No road will
he built without a Dominion subsidy.
No company which is not a strong
liona flde one, able to complete tho
line and operate it after it is completed, has anything to expect from Ottawa. The federal ministers are not in
lhe habit, aa we have more than once
pointed out, of attaching subsidies to
charters in order that such privileges,
rights and endowments rimy be hawked around by speculators and sold tn
t he highest bidder. On the other hand
Any company with which a contract
may he entered into, and which means
business, may go ahead with the work
under o (nil assurance tbat reasonable
assistance will he granted it by the
Dominion. The knowledge that tbe
government wbich is expected to contribute Ihe largest amount towards
securing tbe construction of this rood
Will insist upon ils rights of approval
of the company to which a contract
may he given should have a whole*
tome effect upon the combination
whieh have been manipulating the
business of this province for the lust
couple of years. The Dunsmuir government Is now approaching its great
fliM-rl teet. If it sticks to its guns and
those who unobserved have been serving those guns, then tbe eyes of such
as bave wilfully shut, out the light
should lie opened with a snap. There
ts a possibility, however, that Mr.
Dunsiiiuir and his colleagues will observe tbe folly of longer continuing to
obstruct I he progress of the province,
Tiy their works during the next few
months we shall know whether it is
possible to force the governnient to do
right. If the ministers are wise the
Coast-Kootenay road will lie under
Way this year. If tbey areas perverse as of yore—im we bave little
doubt they are—a "contract" will he
entered into with a great flourish
which will maintain the present conditions as long as Ihey are in  power.
Joseph Martin, K, (i, M, L, A,,' vis
iled Itosslaud last week anil although
declining to discuss the political situation wiih newspaper men yet, to some
uf his friends, lo whom he was less reticent, he expressed It us his opinion
that there is hound to Iw a general
election in the province hefore another session of the legislature convenes.
He takes this view of the situation on
tbe ground tbat the government cannot hope to faco the house with a
majority at the next session. As a
government supporter Mr. Martin's
opinion on this particular point should
carry weight. He states that the delays in the last session of the house
were not caused hy the desire of the
Opposition ineiiiliers to hamper the
transaction of business, but hy the entire lack of preparation by the government and the slowness they manifested in bringing down legislation,' The
reason for this was the government
did not know where it stoiid at any
stage of the political game, particularly on the railway bills. Mr. Martin
takes unto himself the credit for hav.
ing howled out the Canadian Northern
land grant. The ex premier does not
think much of the personnel of the
provincial cabinet. He is said to have
mode Ihe statement that Mr. Dunsmuir was the only man of honor in the
cabinet; any of the other members
would pledge themselves in the morning and go hack on the pledge hefore
night. Party lines in the next provincial general election is Mr. Martin's
panacea for the legislative ills that
have beset British Columbia, Asked
what part the lahor party might lie expected to play in a contest on party
lines, Mr. Martin expressed the opinion
that one or other party must join
hands with the labor men and make a
straight, issue in the campaign.
The greatest blessing granted the
average Canadian boy is his strong
common sense, Did he swallow all
I he flattery bestowed by parents and
teachers what a conceited specimen
he wnuld develop I Within the past
score of yean Canada has produced
tens of thousands of sons whom parents and tutors confidently regarded
ns the only successor to Sir John A.
Miudnimld. As the hoys rubbed up
against the world they Were satisfied
tn accept humbler positions, realizing
the truth nf Cowper's immortal lines.
"A lite lhat is all turbulence and noise.
May seem to him that, lends it to bu
Dill. Wisdom is a pearl with most, success
Sought in still waters and beneath
clear skies."
A Menace to the Live Stock Trade.
Considerable .difficulty has arisen
of late regarding the exporting of
live siock to the United States, Thut
industry hns met with a serious setback on account of duty being charged
on these exports.
The attention of live stock exporters, breeders and lhe press, is
called to the case of H. F. PHge, of
Mission City, B. 0., who was compelled to pay $1000 duty on ten Perch-
eron horses export) d to the United
States through the port of Sumas,
Washington, in 1901. These horses
were all accompanied hy the proper
registration papers of the American
Horse Breeders Association, as required by the laws nf the U. 8. The
contention of Collector Huestis wus
that, innsiuuch as the animals were
imported to be offered for sale tbey
were subject to the duty. Mr. Page
appealed the case, and the testimony
was heard by Judge DeVries of the
Board of Appraisers, whose headquarters are in New York. This hoard
have the case under consideration,
and will render their decision some
time in August.
The action of Collector Huestis has
heen rather severly criticised by "The
Kanch" a well-known agricultural
paper of Seattle, Wash,, to which
journal he contributed the following
defence of his action : "H. F. Page,
the importer you mention is an alien
slock breeder residing in British Columbia. On October 18th. 1001, he imported at Sumas four stallions and six
mares, making entry for same as pure
bred stock, and claiming that, they
weiii entitled to free entry under Ihe
provision of article No. 475 of the existing tariff, which provides lhat any
animals pure bred of a recognized
breed, duly registered and certified us
required hy lhe regulations of the
Hon. Secretary of Ihe Treasury, shall
be admitted flee When imported specially for breeding purposes. Pedigree
certificates were presented with the
entry, but us the animals were evidently imported for sale, the importer was
required to deposit the amount of the
duty thut would accrue in case the
animals were found not to lie entitled
to free entry, and was given an opportunity to produce satisfactory evidence Ibat Ihey were intended specially for breeding purpows, which
said evidence was lacking on entry.
Neither Ihe deputy collector nt Sumas
nor this office questioned the genu
inenessofthe registration papers as
intimated in your editorial, and Mr.
Page well knows that was not the
reason that he was required to deposit
the duty, (note: Mr. Page suys "He
never was so informed.") It Was pure
ly a question of evidence on the point
of ihe purpose foi which the animals
were imported. As you are aware.
PercheroiiH are valuable for draft horses, and when imported for that purpose are subject to duly, and a proper
enforcement of the tariff, as well as
regard for tlie protection of American
stock raisers alike demand a full investigation of thc fuels,"
It therefore appears that the whole
matter depends on thu official interpretation of tho clause,—"when imported for breeding purposes." AC'
cording lo Judge DeVries tlie question
has never before been raised, although
it Is a well known fact that large mini-
Iters of pure bred cattle have boon
sent to tlie United Slates hy Canadian
breeders for sale at public auction and
always ai far us we have known, free of
duty. If lbe contention of collector
Huestis is sustained, the decision will
generally be regarded as a decided injustice, and contrary to the spirit of
the law, It will ctuise a complete cessation of the trade in pure hied stfttk
between this country and the United
Slates ) in fact it has already hud that
result, as fur as the I rude between B.
C. and Washington Territory is con-
cerned. This is a matter of vital im-
port'ince, not only to the Canadian
breeders who have stock for sale, hul
tothe Americans who have need of
such stock for the improvement of
their studs, herds and flocks, Immediate action should he taken by our
Live Stock Associations, and a strong
prolest entered against such an unfair
ruling. As the Ranch very pertinently
suys,—"Ii is well known that many
linns make a husiness of importing
from Canada and from the Old World
pure bred stock of all kinds ; and thut
such sloes is permitted to pass in free,
provided it is accompanied liy proper
certificates of registration, Tlie government does not follow such stock
afler it leaves the customs office ; and
the importer is fiee to dispose of Ibis
stock to any one be likes, and at whatever price lie can get. If Collector
Huestis is upheld in this contention
that pure bred slock must bu imported
for breeding purposes only, and cannot lie sold or worked, it will paralyse
the whole business of importing
horses, and injure the trade in other
lines. We think that the various
breeders' Associations should act on
this case, io order to bring properly
before the lion id of appraisers Ilie
widespread injury .tn adverse decision
in the Page case would have on the
whole breeding industry.
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H. Lee, of Midwuy, has purchased
the valuable ranch situated near the
lown and formerly owned by J, Lindsay, of Kock Creek. '
Paul Johnson, manager of the B. C,
Copper Company's smelter returned
from Nelson on Saturday. He states
that he received advices from the
company's general inanuger, Frederic
Keffer, who lefl Greenwood for Fernie
lust Wednesday, that t.he'Crow's Nest
Pans Coal Company resumed shipment
of coke to Greenwood. It is now
considered probable that the furnace
at the local smelter will he blown in
again before tne close of the current
month. The B. 0, Copper company
still have between thirty and forty
men at work on its Mother Lode mine,
these having been retained for development work right along, only ore
producing operations having lieen
stopped at the mine when the failure
of the coke supply necessitated the
closing down of the smelter.
There are many men and women lo
whom these words of James Whit-
comb Riley's regarding tbe clover
hlosson appeal wilh power I "Some
sing nf the lily, and daisy, and rose,
and the punssies and pinks thut the
summer-time throws in the green
grassy lap of the medder that lay*
lilinkin' up at the sky through the sun-
shinny days ; but what is the lily, und
all the rest of the flowers, to a man
with a heart in his breast that was
dipped briiiimin' full of the honey and
dew nf the sweet clover blossoms his
babyhood knew? I never set eyes on
a clover field now, er fool round a
stable, cr climb in the mow, but my
childhood comes hick just us clear and
ns plain us tlie smell of the clover I'm
snillln again ; and 1 Wander away, in
a barefooted dream, where I tangle
my toes in tlie blossoms that gleam
wilh tbe dew of the dawn of the morn,
ing of love, ere it wept o'er tlie graves
I'm weepin above. And so I love
clover—it seems like a part of the
saeredest sorrows and joys of my
Fishing in the Kettle river is good
since the water has lowered considerably, and quite a numher of people
have made large catches during the
week. According to reports thu C. P,
It, employees havo been the most
successful, hut us their phenomenal
catches have all heen made nt such
a ridiculously curly hour in tlie morning, and as these results are not sworn
to, people not aware of the unquestionable veracity of those connected with
tho 0, P, H„ rather doubt the reports,
"Amber"  Plug Smoking Tohuccois
winning on its merits.
"Have you tried it?"
Save the tugs, Ibey uie valuable.
Carrying His flajesty's Hails
Will leave MIDWAY on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays, at 8.30 a. m., arriving at
CAMP McKINNEY at 5 p. m.
Returning will leave CAMP McKINNEY dn
Sundays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 9 a. m.,
reaching MIDWAY at 1.30 p. m.,and making connection with the train going east at 2:55 o'clock.
The bent of aooommodatlon for
the oonvenlonoo of tho
travailing publlo.
Headquarters for Railroad,
Mining and Commereial Men
- ■■:,,.•    ,. ).).,.   .. ,;
First Class Livery Stable in Connection with Hotel,
S. A. CROWELL, Prop.
The Riverside Hotel
Is situated at Rock Creek, B. C, on the main
route of travel between Penticton and all Boundary Creek points.
AAA A-____J___k _____________________
Good Hunting.        Qood  Fishing.
Best of Accommodation.
S. T. LARSEN, Proprietor.
Lancashire House,
: : MIDWAY,B.C. : :
The undersigned having re-opened this well-
known and comfortable hotel invites the
patronage of all old customers and the public
Fiirniicv-lieitted nnd comfortably
fiiriiixlii-d  rooms.
Mrs. Dowding, Proprietress.
.•IKS   *...,'!*,      .**,      .«•"». j, !  i
MIDWAY, B.C., JULY 14, 1002.
j \\__________mt
W. D. Glue* of Meyert, Creek, it in
town to (by.
S.T. L»nen, of Rock Oreek, wu
among today's viattors.
0. Scott Oalloway, ot Greenwood,
ww in town on Saturday.
Urt\ A. Graham, of Greenwood, is
visiting Mn. N. Munroe.
0. L Thomet and Jas. Atwood ure
«way on a prospecting trip.
9. Trotter, 0. P. R. electrician, paid
tot local office a visit on Haturday,
Him Ethel McLaren, of (Jargon,!*
Visiting ber lifter, Mn. Jan. McNicol.
Capt. Huger, American customs officer at Chesaw, drov) over to Midway
A. K. Keightley baa returned from
doing aaaeaament work on hia properties on Meyen creek.
t. Davit, aiiperintendent of the Ram •
tiler mine, near Eholt, wag a visitor to
Midway during the week.
Henry Stroma went hack to the
Jewel mine laat week to assist in loading ore for K. Meyerboff.
A. Horton, of Nelson, V. P. H.
gardener, haa recently beautified the
lawn around the depot at Midway.
Or. Simmons,  Dentist, of   Ureen*
I wood, paid Midway a professional visit
last week, remaining for two days.
Eddie and Nicholaa   Munroe  are
I upending a portion of their holidays al,
' W. J. Caatleman's, Boundary Falls.
Ralph 8, Root ia moving  into his
[ beautiful residence recently completed
ou his ranch, across the International
i line.
0. it. Naden and D.  C.  McRae,  of
I Oreenwood, paid Midway a visit on
Friday and went on as  far as Rock
! Oreek.
H. H. Pitts, of Ashnola, was in Mid-
Way Thursday on his way out to
Nelaon. He expects to lie absent
ahout a week.
B. A. Hain and daughter, Mrs, Hein-
eman, of Tacoma, who with her litlle
I girl la visiting Midway, spent yesterday at Rock Creek.
On account of the Long Vacation,
then will be no alttinga of lhe County
Court until October 7th. on which
date it will he held at Greenwood.
J. 0.  McMynn, who ia acting as
•gent for VV. R. Mcgaw, of Vernon,
I in the sale of farm implements, laat
| week received o carload of machinery.
G, H. Winter, Of the Bank of  Brit.*
lish   North   America,   returned   oo
(Thursday to Rossland after nearly a
Unontb'a stay In Greenwood relieving
the manager of that Bank's   local
Several caaea of typhoid fever have
I been sent lo the Oreenwood hospii.il
from Boundary Falls lately, Tbe suf-
fen include two adulla and two children. It la supposed that bad water ia
tbe cause of their illness.
A fishing party composed of John
Melville and son Tommy, C. E. Melville, Walter Melville and Fred Wil*
ktna, have gone to the lake up James
creek in the hope of catching sonic of
the large trout tbat are very plentiful
Saturday morning a bona belonging
to 3aa. McNicol, attached to a top
buggy, ran away from in front of hia
store where it managed to free itself
by breaking the bridle. After
circling around town for a time it upset
the rig tearing off the top, breaking
an asle and otherwise demolishing
the buggy before it got clear of it.
Later the horse waa caught near the
Oakland hotel.
It li stated that Wednesday's ship-
< ment of seven cars of ore from the
1 Snowshoe mine, to the Boundary Falls
I smelter, waa the last, tbat the amelter
lean take until Ita coke aupply ahall be
(replenished. Thi-Snowshoe and Sun*
I aut, the latter owned by the same
I company aa the amelter, have lieen
1 the only two copper mines shipping
j ore latterly, and now these two will
not be able to ship until the coke situ*
[ ation shall have been altered for  the
Frderiek Keffer, M. E„ general
manager of the of the B. C. Copper
company, went out on Wednesday's
train with the intention of proceeding
to Fernie tb endeavor to ascertain
there what the outlook is for a restitution of ooke shipments lo hia company's sinelter. There are atlllafew
men employed at the company'a Mother Lode mine, but these will have to
be discharged if the shipment of coke
to the company's smeller be not soon
i Gaumed.
"Amb*" Plug Smoking Tobacco is
j Winning on i>s merits.
"Have you tried it?"
Bav« the tags, they are valuable.
2.10 p. m.
Wod„ Krl.
* Hundajrs
2.311 p. ni.
All Coast point*
Pts. Crow'a Nont lt. It.
Kastorn Canada
Vernon, etc,
Orand Korku
All pin. Kastfc .South
Camp McKinney
Itock Creek
All Went Kork point*
l.iii p, m.
—i Notary Public,
Tue*„ Thurs.
k Halurdu)*
8.3(1 >. in,
CAMP MoKinnev, B.C.
Malls for point* farther west, of Midway than
Camp McKinney ko via. Ilcvelstoko.
Money orders from 8 a. in, to 7 p. in, with the
exception of one half hour before departure
and after arrival of mail*.
Kit. A. HAIN.
Post master,
J. G. Irvine and Miss Ogden, of Rossland, cauie in on Saturday's train and
the same day went down to the ranch
of their uncle, D. Bain, on the Reservation. Mr. Irvine returned today.
Miss Ogden will remain until the Hrst
of August,
J. J. Flood, our enterprising and
popular livery man, In company with
Archie Urant, left on Saturday in
search of Tracy. If unsuccessful in their
mission they will content themselves
with taking up a ranch, which act will
doubtless he more easily accomplished,
J. 0, Thompson, who is placer mining on Mary Ann creek, was in Midway on Saturday, after some of the
material forthe system of waterworks
he and his associates are installing,
which is found necessary owing to tbe
low water In the creek. They now purpose taking water from a lake nearby
their claim,
Mrs. W. H.Noiria, of Mid*vay, who
after more than a month's serious illness at her home in this town was last
week removed to the Greenwood hospital, is slated to now he so much
weaker that her condition is causing
ker husband nnd family connections
grave concern. She is having all the
medical care and gond nursing avail
able, hut notwithstanding this her
malady does uot yield to the skilled
treatments-he is receiving.
Last Wednesday R. Meyerhofl, of
Midway, sent four 4 horse teams up lo
Long Luke camp to continue the work
of hauling ore from the Jewel mine to
the railway for shipment tn the Oranhy srni'llei, which work had to be discontinued laat month owing to the
frequent rains having made the ground
too soft for t he I earns to haul loada over
them. Between the timet he teamastop*
ped hauling Jewel ore and going hack
to complete that contract they were
employed hauling stores from Midway
lo Camp Mckinney and bringing down
concentrates from the Cariboo Company's mine in that camp for shipment
over the Columbia k Western railway
to the smelter at Trail.
Road foreman Geo. Findlay now haa
a gang of men at work repairing and
improving the waggon road between
Boundary Falls and Greenwood, Several sharp turns and steep grades are
to he altered and the road generally is
to be in hetter condition than it hus
been since the construction of the railway necessitated the abandoment of a
part of the comparatively level old
roud and tbe construction of a mile or
more of new road up tbe aide hill. The
starting up of the Montreal k Boston
Copper Company's smelter at Bound'
ary Falls has greatly increased the
traffic over the road, ao Government
Agent McMynn has given Instructions
that will result in the considerable improvement of Ibis much-used roud.
Last. Tuesday evening the three year
old son of C. Jensen, engineer at Ihe
B. C, Copper Company's smelter,
narrowly escaped drowning in Bound
ary creek. Tbe little one wus at a
children's birthday parly, at the home
of his uncle, C. T. Sorensen, muster
mechanic al the smelter, und was
with other children playing at the rear
of the house, which almost abuts on
the creek, when he fell Into the water.
Though the creek was not nearly so
high as for tbe past three months,
still it was running strong, and the
current carried the child down ahout
18(1 yards before it could be rescued.
Wheh taken out of the water l he child
was cold, und apparently lifeless, hul
measures were promptly taken to restore animation, until the arrival of
Dr. Oppenheimer, who continued them
with successful results.
Since Geo. L. Pedlar, Opt. D. Specialist has placed Midwuy on his list of
professional appointments Ihe people
nf this district are within immediate
reach of the best Eye service in the
province. At Thomas' Drug-tore,
July 20 20.       	
"Amber" Plug Smoking Tobacco is
winning nn its merits,
"Have you tried il?"
Save thc tags, tliey ure valuable.
Barristers, Solicitors, Etc.
Ohkkkwooii. II. 0.
Dr. R. Mathison,
pa M. KERBY,
A. H. Can. Sac. C. E.
Provincial Land   Surveyor
Midwav and Hkkrnwood.
Rendell Block, Greenwood.
Phone 86, T. * M.
Tonsorial Artist.
Kor a drst-elans shave. Hair Cut, Sea foam
or Shampoo, call at the above parlor.
Razors honed and ground.
KIKTH BTRKKT,  •  •   •  MIDWAY, B. C.
Spokane Falls Morton
Railway Co.
Nelson & Ft. Sheppard
Railway Co.
Bed Mountain
Railway Co.
The only all rnll route between
all points Bast, West and South
to Rossland, Nelson and all
Intermediate points I connecting at Spokane with the Oreat
Northern, Northern Pacific and
O. R. & N. Oo.
Connects at Rossland with ths Canadian
Pacific Railway for Boundary Creek points.
Connteti at Meyer's Falls with state dally
for Republic.
Buffet SsrvlM sn Pauenisr Train ks-
tween Spokane and Northport.
Leave.        Arrive.
SPOKANK    ».Si-un.    7.15p.ro.
HOSSLAND    li.Ba.tn.     ».*pm.
NKLSON     9.41a.m.     6.14p.m.
ac. .... fxAcxcmoM.
General Pawenger Agent.
Parlor-Cafe Cars
Meals i       <*
[A   In  carte
[Table d   hote
tmvAMTkAmux   vmoaa
Complete Equipment
Unequalled in the West.
Throiiirh hooking* to Europe
via nil Atlantic lines. Prepaid tickets from all pointe at
lowest rates.
Kor tl-no tnblon, rales «]'VA,U_,or_1_lt_!1
cation nr address A. Vf. IIAILKI, A»en«,
Midway, or
D. P. A.. A. 0. P. A..
Neliou, II. C.      Vancouver, U. 0
'. M. GULLEY & CO.
Large Stock.   Low Prices.
T.   US.   G-T7X.X_.Erir   Ss   CO.,
Repairing and Sundries.
Seventh Street, Midway,
Opposite Crowell's Hotel
This stable is equipped with a first class outfit of
Single and Double Drivers
Hay and oats for sale.    Bus meets all trains.
Freight and express delivered to any part of the town.
THOMAS WALKER, Proprietor.
All the best brand* ef
Cigars and Tebaeeee kept
constantly on hand.
Latest shadee and pat*
terns of Wall Paper now In
Seventh Street, Midway.
The Midway Sawmill
All kinds of ROUGH and DRESSED LUMBER-
Band sawing and job work done to order THK   DISPATCH
MIDWAY, H. C, JULV 14, 1902.
30 St John Street,
Montreal, P, Q.
Agent for llrilisli Coliiniliia,
Midway, B. 0.
Change It.
A frequently changed nd. does ite
share to add to the cumulative effect
of an advertiser's Announcement*, If
a person reads one nd. one week and a
different ad. tlie next week, he Is more
likely In have the husiness of that advertiser impressed upon his mind than
he would lie to see the same ad. each
week. Run week after week, the
fixed ad. soon Incomes like a great
many other objects we see frequently.
We see, hut Mindly as ii were. We
fail toohserve closely anil remeinlier
things which the advertiser greatly
desires us to do, so that, in a measure,
the unchanged ad. defeats the very
oliject which the advertiser intended
it .should accomplish. For instance
let the render who -nrries a watch try
toremeiiilier whether the "four" on
tha dial is indicated liy "IV." or "llll,"
also whether the "six" is shown at all
and the chances are that lie will have
to glance at his watch to ascertain.!
Again, try lo remeinlier whether the
figures ou the wull paper in your;
(liningroom nre in a coiiiliiiintion of I
red and green, ot huff and Mue;
whether the door knolis aie white or
some other color; in fact try to recall
a score of fac's through daily iniiimicy
With them, and you will he puzzled to
give a correct 'status of these conditions without referring to them.
Is it not reasonable to suppose then,
that an old ad. kept standing heroines
a sort of a tixiure in a newspaper,
seen and read hy everybody?
(§) ****-*4*******Z***4**(§)
Practical Watch Maker,
eholt, b. c.
Oood Tool-, Plenty Material,
and 30 yean experience to do
work correctly. . . .
Mineral Aot, 1896.
Certificate  of  Improvements.
The Oreat Future.
The 8we"test song hnsnntheen sung,
Nor has the loudest hell been rung ;
The brightest jewel still lies deep,
The fairest rose is yet asleep i
The greatest ship hns nevet sailed,
The highest mountain* are unsealed ;
Tlie largest house of hi ick and beam
Ih hut the vision of a dream,
The swiftest locomotive, too,
Has yet to show whal it cun do.
The richest mine is still unknown,
The airship's but a monstrous drone;
The the telegraph is si ill nfraid
To spall Ihe wide world without, aid.
Point on! the man who'll suy to you
All the electric mind will do.
The greal est city still shall rise-
All, who will solve the mystic skies ?
Niagara's falls remain unchanged,
The Arctic's spheres  have  not   been
gained ;
The 81 en mer, sttliliiai'lnely plied,
Is anchored fast in fancy's tide.
The World's great plans have not been
And Pence, today, is but. a word.
Think, then, ye men of little worth,
Who suy there'snaiight lodo nn eiirjh.
— .M. A. Kay, in Niiivess.
Ajax Minkiiai. Claim,
Situate In the Kettle River Mining Division
of Yale District.   Where locaied: In
Deadwood Camp. .
TAKK   NOTICK lliat I, Fortius M; Kcrliv,
freo   miners   I'uitlnnilii   So.   n genii,
iiitttiiil, sixty ila*-* fror.i lho ditto horoof, to
apply to tlio Mining lleimnlnr fnr a Cortiflcato
orlinprbvoiiioiils, lor tlm piirposu of oblaining
a Orown Grant of the nbovo ulntm.
Anil fnrlhor lako notloo that aclion, uniler
suction Hi, must bo poniinoncod   before tbo
•hhiihiico of sueh Ciri'lllli'riii'nf linprineinciil*.
Dated this lllth day of Mny. A. II. IM.
Oo MUIIKS lit, KKItllY.
Oertiflcnte   of  Improvements,
Situate In the Osoyoos Mining Division of
Yale District. Whore located: Kruger
TAKK NOTICK lhat I. 0. doll. Oreen, as
agent fur Jacob Itinek, free minor's cor-
tilleale   No. n.Vriutjj and for Louis Krnsl, free
ininer's eerlillenle No. 102(187 nml for 11. W.
Hnckhnly, free minor's curiillntn No, iiViHMaud
for lleiiiuiii l.lnke, free miller's oortlfleato No,
11170.1 and for .1. Hnillli, senior, free miners' cer-
Ulli'iilo No. ii'uW,lino for .1. Sinilb, iunlor,
free miners' ecrllllnilu No, llMIKB, nml fur (I.
W, Turner, free miners certificate No. iiiVilHU,
nml for A. VVurzbiirlr, free miners' certlllrulo
No. liSOIJfl, anil for ||\ /.oil. free minors'cortill.
eiite No, n.Wil-'tl, and for A. A. Ilruekn, froo |
miners' rcrtlllcnlK No. niailS, ami for (1. II.
I'nrson. free minors'cerlllliiiie n(il7ii4 und for
.1. Kirller, freo miners' uorllllealo Nn. lilts, I
Internum days from lbe date horoof, In apply lo '
Iho Mining Heeorder for a Ccililleaie of 'lm-1
immanent, for   tho piirpnso of ohl'ilniug n j
Crown (Irani of Iho above claims.
Arid further tnko nolleo Hint action, under
section :(7, must bo commenced before Ilie Issuance of such Cerlilleale of lm|irovoiuoiit,s.        |
Ilntcd Ibis HDIjIi day of .May, IM.
7e 0, DID, OltKKN.
Tradc Marks
Copyrights Ac.
Anyone wnrllnjr n Rketrh nnd dflierintlnn m»y
quickly iw.-rtaiii mir opinion free whuilior an
liivunii.in tn probnbly pntrntable, Common irn-
ttuiwHirictWcMiittilcnttul. Humlbnokon I'atonU
lent fnw. OIrt>nt nifency for»emirinipa.A»t«.
Piitenu Ukfiii tlirouirb Hunn k Co. rcoelfi
$pteiat notice, without ciinreo, tn tlio
Scientific American
A hfind.nmoly lllmtrated weekly.   Lit most clr-
mlatinn of nny notetttltlc Jnurnnl,   Term*, |<1 *
yenr: fmir months, ft. Sold bf all ncwsdejilerii.
llrmicli Offleo, 136 K SU WiiahUiKton. II. C.
Durham Hulls, Fresh Calved
Cows, Cows in Calf, Steers
ani Heifers,! Boar Pigs, Sows
and1 Young Pigs, Shec|i' lirid'
Poultry, Saddle and Pack
Ponies.    Apply to
ij4 miles from   Midway,  or
Advance office.
Young G.M.Patehen
This celebrated horse will stnml for
till1 SIMMIII  nt
Terms for tlio Benson $10, or will
Insure for $10 if piild for In advance,
money to he returned if mure Is not in
foal,   Pasturage $11 a month.
YoiiiiK (J. M. I'ati'hen,.lr., is n Iniuht
tmy wilh liim k points, stanils 10 Innids
liiiii and weighs \_Vll His.
The pedigree of tins horse enn he
Huoti hy iUiplyjl]K tn lhe undersigned,
(Signed)     y.VAl K1HI1V,
5tf Sidl-y, R 0,
Oertlfloato   of   Improvements.
Commercial Job Printing
Jkkkuiihiis Minuiui, (!i.'IM.
Sltunto In tho Kettle Itlvor Minim* Division of
Ynlo District.   Whoro located : On Grass
Mountain, Camp McKinney.
TAKK NOTICK Ilml. I, llonry Nliilinlsiin,
I'i'rr' inliii'i*' I'l'i'Mlli'llIrr Nu. nllffi, ih
iiKi'iil fnr ti'.A.Iint.y. fino miiior'n oortlflcnto Nn.
ullHlli., intcutl.slxiv flays rruin Minilntti liorcnf,
In n.|i|,ly In the MliiliiK lliii'iiriliir fnr a oorllllunlc.
nf lllipi'UVOllllJllls, firr llm purpose nf (llllnilllllg
a I'rmvn  Oranl. of Lho nbovo elaini.
Anil furllmr lakir nntiuu that iintlnn, llnilur
si'iillun 1(7, iniir.1 Ini oonlllicnooil licfnro llm
IssunnoO nf suelicirililli-aln nf Iniin'iiviinnjiils,
Iiiiltiillhl-inlhiliiyof July, HIM. lu
The tonnage of ore shipped by the mines of the Boundary-
District during 1901, and for first three months of 1902, is
as under:
1901 1902
Old Ironsides and Knob Hill group 231,762 68,366
Mother Lode  99.548 33.089
B.C  47.517      	
Sunset       800 150
Winnipeg     1,040 385
King Solomon       850	
Snowshoe     1,731 757
No. 7       665 250
Jewel        325 1,115
Golden Crown  420
Sundry small shipments    2,500 100
Totals 386,738      104,632
Shipments during 1900 totalled 97,837 tons ; during
the year 1901, to December 31st, 386,738 tons, and during
three months of 1902, 104,632 tons, making an aggregate of
589,207 tons.
-     -     33. O.
One of the Best Equipped Hotels in
the Boundary. Everything First Class.
J. W. NELSON, Proprietor.
Horse Shoeing a Specialty
All Kinds of Work Executed to the Satisfaction of Customers


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